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how to create an offset border from background for text box

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Without knowing all of the specifics of how you want to target and customize the effect using your unique Squarespace blocks/objects you may need to adjust some of the following code to fit your needs:

 #block-YOUR_BLOCK_ID {
  .sqs-block-content {
  color: #fff;
  width: 100;
  margin: 0 auto;
  padding: 3vw;
  background: slateblue;
  position: relative;
    .sqs-block-content::before {
      content: "";
  display: block;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  position: absolute;
  border: 2px solid white;
  top: -12px;
  left: -12px;

If you do not use a Block ID, all elements on the page will adopt the effect and it'll look rather... interesting.

Anyways --

Hope this helps, Happy Web-Building!

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On 4/27/2021 at 2:52 AM, baileyeidahl said:

Is there a way to create this effect for a text box with CSS? I figured in out for images but cant figure it out for a text box. Thanks! 

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